Propagating rose of sharon
Rose of Sharon flowers are related to Mallows being of at the Hibiscus genus flowers can be rose, violet, purple or white. Another name for the Rose of Sharon is Hibiscus Syriacus, with lot of varieties.
Rose of Sharon
As Shakespeare wrote “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet” and some would say the Rose of Sharon, no matter what name it is called, is colourful and lovely, ornamental deciduous shrubs.
Miracle plant-‘Rose periwinkle’
Rose periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus Vinca roseus ), by whatever name, is evergreen shrub or herbaceous plant, sprawling along the ground or standing erect to 1m (3feet) in height, native and endemic to Madagascar in tropical rain forest...
Smiling faces, sunny places
Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) may be the happiest flowers in the garden. With their colorful dark centers ringed with a crown of golden petals, they brighten up even the gloomiest of days, whether planted in long rows ...
Sunshine incarnated: Marigold, calendula
The name marigolds may refer to plants: common marigold, plants in the genus Tagetes, species of Calendula officinalis. Marigolds in the Tagetes genus are in the same family as Calendula the Asteraceae...
Celosia’s double role
There are few ornamental flowers as dazzling and unique as celosia. Whether it is the feathery, flame-like floral heads of plumed type, which produces upright spires ...
Mosquitoes - free garden
The rainy season is here again filling up drainages, pot holes and what have you, increasing breeding places for the mosquitoes. That is why more persons get bitten by the bugs ...
Gardening for wildlife
We’ve all heard the negative stories in the media, 52 per cent of wildlife lost in the last 40 years, songbirds and butterflies populations declining and recently massive losses in bee populations.